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“Walking” vs The Epilogue

Nicki Esposito “Walking” vs. Epilogue The essay “Walking” by Henry Thoreau was written with a very simple point of view; the narrator, whom dedicates much of his day to walking through the forest, is more than content doing just that. … Continue reading

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featured blog comment

The first blog sheds light on many of the ideas that I believe John McPhee was trying to get across in the essay “The Search for Marvin Gardens”. I can appreciate the quotes the blogger used from Tuan. They were … Continue reading

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rough draft essay 3

Nicki Esposito May 3, 2011 English 162W – Professor Zino Bethpage: for Better or for Worse Bethpage is a very small town where only 16,543 Long Islanders call home, to be exact. Outsiders looking in would say that Bethpage is … Continue reading

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“The Search For Marvin Gardens”

Nicole Esposito “The Search For Marvin Gardens” by John McPhee is an overview of how the creator of the well-known board game Monopoly was made. It discusses the various cities and street names that the game is made up of … Continue reading

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featured post due:4/28

Both featured posts this week were very captivating, so much so that I could not choose only on to write about. In reading the first post, I agreed with a lot that the blogger chose to write about. I do … Continue reading

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“This is What it Means to Say Phoenix, Arizona” vs. “Attachment to Homeland”

Nicole Esposito It is very interesting how “Attachment to Homeland” in Tuan relates to the story “This is What it Means to Say Phoenix, Arizona” by Sherman Alexie. The story by Alexie is about a man named Victor who needs … Continue reading

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final copy of paper 2

Nicole Esposito 1 March 31, 2011 Professor Zino English 162W Traditionally Ignorant Traditions are very vital to a community and have much say in the people’s lives that live there. For the most part, a tradition is thought of as … Continue reading

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featured blog comment for “The Things They Carried”

In blog number two, I noticed that the author didn’t summarize the story at all, which I tend to do almost every blog. The author of the second blog also spent the entirety of their response relating Tuan’s ideas of … Continue reading

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rough draft paper 2

Nicole Esposito 1 March 31, 2011 Professor Zino English 162W Traditionally Ignorant Traditions are very vital to a community and have much say in the people’s lives that live there. For the most part, a tradition is thought of as … Continue reading

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“The Things They Carried” vs. “Intimate Experiences of Place”

According to Tuan, “intimate experiences lie buried in our innermost being so that not only do we lack the words to give them form but often we are not even aware of them. When, for some reason, they flash to … Continue reading

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